Today is Thursday, September 5. Here are five things to know:
1) Cloudy morning
It may start out gray today but the sun is expected by this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service we can expect a slight chance of showers this morning and mostly cloudy skies. It will gradually become sunny later this afternoon. High near 70 degrees. Mostly clear tonight and cool with a low around 43.
2) Public meetings
The Water & Sewer Abatement Board is meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the S. Hadley Public Services Building. The Historic Districts Commission is meeting at 7 p.m. in the Town Office Building, Selectmen's Meeting Room.
3) Support a cause with a meal
There is a fundraiser today at Margarita's Mexican Restaurant, 438 Bedford Street, in support of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). Tell them you are eating there for the charity and the restaurant will donate 15 percent of your bill to the organization. 4) Recreation Department's Fall/Winter programs Posted by Lexington Recreation Department: The Lexington Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the Fall/Winter brochure was mailed to every household at the end of August, registration is open online by going to: www.lexingtonma.gov/recreationdepartment.cfm and clicking on the online registration link. We also accept walk-in and mail-in registrations for all programs, and phone registrations for adult programs. 5) 140-Character news Did you know Lexington Patch uses Twitter to post updates of area new throughout the day? If you'd like to stay updated and join in the conversation, follow us on Twitter by following @LexingtonPatch.